International Day of Cooperatives

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2022 DateJuly 2, 2022
2023 DateJuly 1, 2023
International Day of Cooperatives

International Day of Cooperatives History

International Day of Cooperatives aims to spread awareness of the importance of working cooperatively towards equality. The observance has been observed on the first Saturday of July since 1923. Additionally, in 1995 the United Nations, together with the International Cooperative Alliance, decided to instate an annual theme. According to the United Nations, cooperative jobs are more equally dispersed between rural and urban areas and tend to be more sustainable.

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International Day of Cooperatives Facts

  • The theme for International Day of Cooperatives in 2020 was Coops 4 Climate Action.
  • According to the UN, cooperatives employed about 280 million people across the globe in 2019.
  • According to the UN, the largest 300 cooperatives and mutual organizations reported an annual total of $2,034 billion in 2019.

International Day of Cooperatives Top Events and Things to Do

  • Explore upcoming events near you. The International Cooperative Alliance hosts events that focus on community and societal growth.
  • Learn more about the International Cooperative Alliance. Founded in 1895, it is one of the oldest non-governmental organizations. It is also one of the largest organizations. It represents almost 1 billion cooperative members.
  • Watch the UN's 2020 International Day of Cooperatives video if you missed it. The video focuses on cooperative solutions that can help lower the risks of climate change.

International Day of Cooperatives - References and Related Sites

www.un.org: International Day of Cooperatives

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